put in (1)
Meaning: to spend a certain amount of time and effort on doing somethingSynonym: devote (formal)
- put in sth She's put in the hard work you need to put in to develop a talent, so she deserves the success she's had.
- put sth in He must have put a lot of hours in to get the business up and running by himself.
If he had put in a bit more time and effort, he would have